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Six open source projects you should be using

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infoworld.com: The employees who do the actual work in IT can use all the help they can get; these open source tools are handier than most

10 things customers want to know about open source

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sutor.com: What questions come up most frequently when I engage with customers about open source? The answers should be important to you whether you produce or use traditional or open source software.

Interview of the Free Software Foundation

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zeropaid.com: Open source has been in the media for quite some time whether directly or indirectly. With ACTA leak and the ASCAP letter two big news items that affects open source, we decided to sit down with the Free Software Foundation and talk about these.

GNU and Open Source

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elevenislouder.blogspot: The GNU project developed some of the 21st century's most important software. The GNU Compiler Collection is used on Linux systems, BSD/OSX systems, and on Windows. GNAT has, for the most part, replaced any other Ada compiler ever created. The list could go on, but you get the idea.

Oracle shuts down open source test servers

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itnews.com.au: Oracle has shut down servers Sun Microsystems was contributing to the build farm for open source database software, PostgreSQL, forcing enthusiasts to scramble to find new hosts to test updates to their software on the Solaris operating system.

"Can Open Source be secure" BCS riposte

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advogato.org: An article published by the BCS was brought to my attention, and it was full of such glaring omissions and implicit attacks on free software that it had to be dealt with.

Open source is filled with freeloaders

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zdnet.com: With OSCON in the rear-view mirror the usual grievances are being aired.

Open Source Does Not Need "Monetising"

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computerworlduk.com: While the colourful needs of "open source businesses" may fascinate, we must not lose sight of the true nature of open source communities

[Howto] Debian preseed with Netboot

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HowTos

The vast majority of Debian installations are simplified with the use of Preseeding and Netboot. Friedrich Weber, a school student on a work experience placement with us at our German office has observed the process and captured it in a Howto here.

The Jargon of Freedom:

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freesoftwaremagazine.com: What exactly does it mean when Richard Stallman says that the Creative Commons’ Attribution-ShareAlike license has a “Weak Copyleft”? Why exactly is it that “Freeware” and “Non-Free Software” mean the same thing, while “Free Software” is something else entirely? And what is this business with “Free Beer?”

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